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Taxon: Order Galliformes Temminck, 1820 - fowl (bird)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Reptilia

Current position

Galloanserimorphae (Superorder) Sibley, Ahlquist & Monroe Jr., 1988 Ref: B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007: 89.

Alternative positions

Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1964: 297. [new position]
Galloanserae (Subdivision) Sibley, Ahlquist & Monroe Jr., 1988 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 398.
Galloanserae ([unranked]) Sibley, Ahlquist & Monroe Jr., 1988 Ref: J. Cracraft et al., 2003: 16. [inferred rank]
Gallomorphae (Superorder) Ref: B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley, 1993: 5.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 625.
Neornithes (Subclass) Gadow, 1893 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1973 (1968): 588.

Subsequent positions

Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1964: 297 [assumed]

Historical positions

Galloanserimorphae (Superorder) Sibley, Ahlquist & Monroe Jr., 1988 Ref: B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007: 89.
Galloanserae (Subdivision) Sibley, Ahlquist & Monroe Jr., 1988 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 398, box 9.4.
Galloanserae ([unranked]) Sibley, Ahlquist & Monroe Jr., 1988 Ref: J. Cracraft et al., 2003: 16. [inferred rank]
Aves (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Gallomorphae (Superorder) Ref: B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley, 1993: 5.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: C.M. Perrins, 1991 (1990): 20, 371.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 625.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: W.J. Bock, 1982: 977.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Neornithes (Subclass) Gadow, 1893 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1973 (1968): 588.
Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1964: 297. [new position]

Number of Subtaxa

2021 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 5f;78g;287s;682ss; ‡1f;2g;6s;3ss; †28g;2s;2ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 4 May 2015 [5f;78g;287s;682ss; ‡1f;2g; †28g]
2007 B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi [5f; ‡1f]
2003 J. Cracraft et al.: 4 May 2015 [5f;79g;287s;682ss; ‡1g;3s;3ss]
1993 B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley [3f];57g;213[211]s; ‡[1g;2s]
1991 (1990) C.M. Perrins [6f;74g];280[276]s; ‡[1g;2s]
1990 3f
1988 R.L. Carroll: 625 [5f]
1982 W.J. Bock 6f
1964 P. Brodkorb [; †30g]
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